endosalpinx


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endosalpinx

[¦en·dō¦sal‚piŋks]
(anatomy)
The mucous membrane that lines the fallopian tube.
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The histological sections of oviducts of group B showed three layers: serosa (external layer), myosalpinx (intermediate layer) and endosalpinx (inner layer).
thoroughly examined the fallopian tubes from 55 consecutive cases of serous carcinoma and concluded that over 70% of serous carcinomas shows involvement of endosalpinx and 50% contains STIC.
Recently, Batt et al (25) redefined miillerianosis as "an organoid structure of embryonic origin; a choristoma composed of mUllerian rests--normal endometrium, normal endosalpinx, and normal endocervix--singly or in combination, incorporated within other normal organs during organogenesis." A choristoma is a mass of histologically normal tissue that is "not normally found in the organ or structure in which it is located." (25) Thus, according to Batt et al, (25) the pathogeneses of mUllerianosis and endometriosis are deeply different, as endometriosis is endometrium shed outside the uterine cavity that invades the outer surface of organs, whereas mUllerianosis is endometrium (and at times also endosalpinx and endocervix) misplaced within other organs during organogenesis.